The mayor will vote on the amendments to the Constitution remotely
MOSCOW, 25 Jun - RIA Novosti. The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin said that he had planned to vote at a polling station to show the safety of such possibilities, but in the end will vote electronically and will test this format.
"Honestly, I wanted to go to the polls to show... security of the vote. But since I, you see, there are still active and in hospitals, in cafes, in shopping malls, on the street, that is me to blame that I'm afraid to come to the polling station impossible, so I decided to come to the Public chamber and to vote in electronic form. Why? Because I want to test myself, to try something, given the fact that a large number of Muscovites have chosen electronic voting system - more than a million people", - he told on air of TV channel "Russia 24".
He expressed the hope that "everything will be fine."
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the vote will take place on 1 July. To participate in distance voting can the residents of two pilot regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region.
Remote electronic voting for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation will take place from 25 June to 30 June.